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Film Events in Wisconsin

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 Free Showing of "Bridge of Spies"
Wednesday, September 28, 2016. 1 pm. In the early 1960s an insurance lawyer (Tom Hanks), who previously had been recruited to defend Soviet spy Rudolf Abel (Mark Rylance), is called on to negotiate a swap of Abel and U.S. U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers whose spy plane had been shot down over Russia. This Stephen Spielberg movie received six Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture. Rylance received the award for Best Supporting Actor. Free. Glen Hills Middle School, 2600 W Mill Rd, Glendale, Milwaukee County. Call 414-540-2100. Subjects: Film, Seniors [E-104684]
 Hollywood and American Film
Wednesday, October 12, 2016. 1:30 pm. Dale E. Kuntz, a long-time member of FOOFS (Followers of Old Films), will present a program on Hollywood and American Film. FOOFS members screen films from Hollywood's Golden Age on a 16mm projector. Refreshments follow the program. Free. Glen Hills Middle School, 2600 W Mill Rd, Glendale, Milwaukee County. Call 414-540-2100. Subjects: Film, Historic, Seniors [E-104686]
 Free Showing of "Joy"
Wednesday, October 26, 2016. 1 pm. The film "Joy" will be shown in the Glendale Senior Citizens' Clubroom on the lower level of the school. The film is a semi-fictional and inspirational portrayal of how Joy Mangano (Jennifer Lawrence) overcame professional and personal obstacles to rise to the top with her Miracle Mop. Lawrence won the Golden Globe for Best Actress. Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper, Diane Ladd, Virginia Madsen, and Isabella Rossellini are also featured. Free. Glen Hills Middle School, 2600 W Mill Rd, Glendale, Milwaukee County. Call 414-540-2100. Subjects: Film, Seniors [E-104687]
 Rocky Horror Picture Show
Saturday, October 29, 2016. 10:00 pm. Join us for this 70's cult classic -- and don't forget your props!! $10. Wisconsins Rapids Community Theater located in the Rapids Mall/Centralia Center, 220 3rd Avenue South, Wisconsin Rapids, Wood County. Call 715-421-0435. Subjects: Film [E-104403]
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 How & Why the Best Films of the Classic Era Still Matter Today--Jack Rhodes
Sunday, August 28, 2016 through Friday, September 2, 2016. The most time-honored criteria for judging the worth of a movie has been: "Does the movie tell us something about the human condition?" & "Does the movie still matter to humans in today's world?" The seminar will examine films of the classic period in regards to character development, storytelling, directorial style, scoring & other components that have created powerful & lasting themes. Examples will be used to help participants appreciate the strength & effectiveness of the enduring classics. $820 double; $1,095 single; $405 commuter. Bjorklunden's magnificent lodge, just south of Baileys Harbor, WI, 7590 Boynton Lane, Bailey's Harbor, Door County. Call 920-839-2216. Subjects: Film, Art, Education [E-103396]
 An Exploration of the Sources & Effectieness of On-Screen Humor--Jack Rhodes
Sunday, September 18, 2016 through Friday, September 23, 2016. Nancy A. Walker presented this paradox: "Humor...is a nearly universal human trait & yet most people who write about humor acknowledge it is difficult to define, grasp, & pin down. Why should something so common be...so elusive?" This seminar will address Walker's question, using examples of on-screen humor from the classic period of film & TV. The examination will include feature film comedy, TV sitcom, animated cartoon, serious film containing humor, short subjects, & Hollywood musicals. $820 double; $1,095 single; $405 commuter. Bjorklunden's magnificent lodge, just south of Baileys Harbor, WI, 7590 Boynton Lane, Bailey's Harbor, Door County. Call 920-839-2216. Subjects: Film [E-103403]
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